Roundtable with Ted W. Lieu on Conversion Therapy

Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) will host a roundtable discussion on the devastating impacts of LGBTQ conversion therapy with the Williams Institute, advocates, mental health experts, and survivors of conversion therapy. Conversion therapy, which fraudulently seeks to change an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity, has been recognized by the national community of professionals in education, social work, health, and counseling as both dangerous and useless.

June 6, 2019

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
UCLA School of Law

Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Los Angeles County
Jocelyn Samuels, Executive Director of the Williams Institute at UCLA
Mathew Shurka, Co-founder & Chief Strategist of “Born Perfect: Ending Conversion Therapy”
Kate McCobb, Survivor of conversion therapy
James Guay, Marriage and family therapist and survivor of conversion therapy
Casey Pick, Senior fellow for advocacy and government affairs at the Trevor Project
Aaron Fox, Director of government relations at the Los Angeles LGBT Center

To RSVP, please email Aurelia Friedman at

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